Welcome to Leuven

international students

All students are invited!  
(enrolled in any of the degree, exchange or short programmes)

  • September 2022: 12-16 September
  • February 2023: 6-10 February

Take a look at the preliminary schedule below.
Please check back on a regular basis for the most recent updates. 

Online live chat

Get prepared for your studies at UCLL in Leuven thanks to our live chat with lecturers and International Office.

A link to join an online chat will be made available a couple of months before the start of your adventure at our university college.

Registration and fee

The fee is €25 - this includes all activities during the Welcome Week*

  • To: UC Leuven-Limburg, Geldenaaksebaan 335, B-3001 Leuven,
  • Belfius Bank, Pachecolaan 44, B-1000 Brussels
  • IBAN: BE07786548582066
  • BIC:  GKCCBEBB
  • Your reference: "First name + Last name + Welcome Days Sept 2022"

*If you experience financial struggles, you can contact international@ucll.be to look into the possibilities to participate in the Welcome Days.

After paying the fee, you must indicate in which activities you'll join by clicking on the link below (will be published in September 22).

Programme Fall 2022

Mon 12/09

Tue 13/09

Thu 14/09

Fri 15/09

Sat 16/09

9:30

Brunch at Pangaea - International Meeting centre

Online kotcoaching

Exchange students Management, Technology & Nursing: obligatory kick-off (9:30-13:00)

 

Degree students BBM & BME: obligatory kick-off (9:00-13:00)

13:00

Kick-off meeting  + on-campus game + drinks  (on campus Proximus)

Beer tasting @ Coureur brewery

14:00

 

INSIGNIA guided city tour

Nature hike ESN Leuven

15:00

Beer tasting @ Coureur brewery

17:00

20:00

ESN Leuven Pub Crawl

City Game ESN Leuven

20:30

Get to know INSIGNIA, social activity.

Mon 12/09

9:30

13:00

Kick-off meeting  + on-campus game + drinks  (on campus Proximus)

14:00

15:00

17:00

20:00

20:30

Get to know INSIGNIA, social activity.

Tue 13/09

9:30

Brunch at Pangaea - International Meeting centre

13:00

14:00

 

15:00

17:00

20:00

ESN Leuven Pub Crawl

20:30

Thu 14/09

9:30

Online kotcoaching

13:00

Beer tasting @ Coureur brewery

14:00

15:00

Beer tasting @ Coureur brewery

17:00

20:00

20:30

Fri 15/09

9:30

Exchange students Management, Technology & Nursing: obligatory kick-off (9:30-13:00)

 

13:00

14:00

INSIGNIA guided city tour

15:00

17:00

20:00

20:30

Sat 16/09

9:30

Degree students BBM & BME: obligatory kick-off (9:00-13:00)

13:00

14:00

Nature hike ESN Leuven

15:00

17:00

20:00

City Game ESN Leuven

20:30

Mon 19/09

Tue 20/09

Wed 21/09

Thu 22/09

Fri 23/09

Sat 24/09

9:30 - 13:00

Degree PIEC and Advanced Business Management students: obligatory kick-off

 

 

15:00 -17:00

International student fair: discover all student organisations in Leuven!

20:00 - end

Social activity with LOKO international student organisation

 

20:00 - end

Pub crawl with ESN Leuven

International PARTY organised by LOKO

City Game by ESN Leuven

Mon 19/09

9:30 - 13:00

Degree PIEC and Advanced Business Management students: obligatory kick-off

15:00 -17:00

20:00 - end

Social activity with LOKO international student organisation

20:00 - end

Pub crawl with ESN Leuven

Tue 20/09

9:30 - 13:00

15:00 -17:00

20:00 - end

 

20:00 - end

Wed 21/09

9:30 - 13:00

15:00 -17:00

International student fair: discover all student organisations in Leuven!

20:00 - end

20:00 - end

Thu 22/09

9:30 - 13:00

 

 

15:00 -17:00

20:00 - end

20:00 - end

Fri 23/09

9:30 - 13:00

15:00 -17:00

20:00 - end

20:00 - end

International PARTY organised by LOKO

Sat 24/09

9:30 - 13:00

15:00 -17:00

20:00 - end

20:00 - end

City Game by ESN Leuven

Covid-19

All students who are in compliance with the travel rules (PCR-testing, quarantine,...) are welcome to participate! It is your responsability to know the rules in Belgium and to act accordingly.

Plan your travel to Belgium according to the COVID guidelines: https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/travels/

Living in Leuven

If you want to get a headstart, we can recommend having a look at our "Living in Leuven" city guide for students on the Student Life webpage. It will answer most (if not all) questions you may have about student services, cost of living, transport, etc.

Also "Life at KU Leuven" provides useful information in a nutshell.

Housing
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